Trey Hendrickson? No. 3 in the NFL in sacks? Inside the Saints defender’s rise

Maybe it’s time we start mentioning Trey Hendrickson as more than an afterthought when rattling off the Saints’ historically great 2017 NFL Draft class. The defensive end ranks third in the league with 7½ sacks through the midpoint of the 2020 season. No, we’re not talking Cam Jordan or Marcus Davenport, both first-round picks. I’m […]

Believe it or not, Alvin Kamara’s contract is a win for advanced metrics

If there’s a bigger divide in football today than the one between people heavily involved in the design and use of advanced metrics and people who believe against all available evidence that running backs matter as they did in previous eras, you’d have a hard time finding it. And while the absolute lockdown idea that […]

The Buccaneers’ trade for Rob Gronkowski is fun but probably won’t matter. Here’s why.

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are reuniting in Tampa Bay. A month after signing the greatest quarterback in NFL history, the Buccaneers have traded a fourth-round pick for the greatest tight end in NFL history. From the Patriots’ perspective, it’s a no-brainer move. They’re picking up an extra draft pick for a guy who was […]

Why the Buccaneers will need to make drastic changes to help Tom Brady succeed

Tom Brady is a Tampa Bay Buccaneer. That is a sentence I never expected to type. It still doesn’t feel real to me, and I don’t know if it will until I see him on the field in a Bucs uniform. Until that happens, I fully expect him to be starting for the Patriots this […]

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